Local High School Basketball Scoreboard-Wednesday, January 23

Boys...
Ameritime Classic-Championship Semifinal...
Top seed Hazelwood Central edged out Borgia 32-29 in a tough defensive battle at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. The Hawks slowed the pace in the fourth quarter, at one point holding the ball for two and a half minutes before taking a shot. Borgia outscored the Hawks 5-4 in the final quarter but came up just short. Casey Kuchem led the Knights with 11 points and Quaron Gooch paced Hazelwood Central with 13. Borgia drops to 11-7 while Hazelwood improves to 14-3. Borgia will play Parkway West for Third place Friday night at 7:00.

Girls...
Hermann Tournament...
Championship Semifinals...
Owensville defeated top seeded Hermann 48-46.
Chamois beat New Haven 36-18
Consolation Semifinals...
St. Clair took down Montgomery County 49-24. Allison Hinson scored 14 for the Lady Bulldogs
Warrenton beat Wright City 62-22.

In Wrestling...
Washington shut out Fort Zumwalt East 80-0 to improve to 14-3.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 hours ago

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SPORTS CORNER

5 hours 32 min ago

Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.